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Your underwriting partner in the digital age

SelectX is a consultancy firm specialising in life and disability insurance underwriting.

We formulate underwriting policy and we help our clients create streamlined, efficient technology-based processes that really work for customers and other stakeholders.

With clients all over the world, we have a wealth of experience and a unique, fresh perspective. We challenge convention while upholding the essential principles of life and disability risk management.

And we think strategically. Partner with SelectX and step into tomorrow today.

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SelectX people

Gary Bundock

Gary Bundock

Joined SelectX as a director in 2008. Many years’ experience in life and health underwriting at insurers and at reinsurers. Was overall project manager for Swiss Re’s underwriting manual and its evidence-based ratings programme before becoming a consultant in 2006.

Likes: Bringing projects in on time and on budget, buffalo wings

Dislikes: Sloppy underwriting, prevarication, hats

When not at work: On the golf course or in the kitchen cooking up a treat

Peter Maynard

Peter Maynard

One of the founders of SelectX. Long experience in life and disability underwriting; has also been involved in product development, market research and strategic planning. Was Head of Research at Swiss Re Life & Health before leaving in 1999 to set up his own strategic marketing and research consultancy.

Likes: Innovation, straight talking, hats

Dislikes: The status quo, Status Quo

When not at work: Maintaining and operating steam locomotives

March 2, 2024 in Uncategorized

The perils of AI hype

Gary Bundock and Graham Spark (MD of MML…
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January 24, 2024 in Uncategorized

Hank George FALU, CLU, FLMI 9 July 1946-10 January 2024

It is with regret that we bring you…
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December 1, 2023 in Uncategorized

Claims engines – is Cinderella finally going to the ball?

Decision engines have been used for underwriting life…
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October 30, 2023 in Uncategorized

The right to be ‘forgotten’

What is the right to be forgotten (RTBF)?…
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September 27, 2023 in Uncategorized

Meeting the Prime Minister

… not in the course of business but…
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June 9, 2023 in Uncategorized

You can die only once… but can you die of only one thing?

By Tom McCarthy* and Doug Ingle† Life is…
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April 6, 2023 in Uncategorized

RiskApps annual report 2022

RiskApps, our independent underwriting manual has continued to…
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March 30, 2023 in Uncategorized

Announcing… exciting new features for RiskApps on-line underwriting manual

RiskApps is an online underwriting manual providing underwriters…
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November 28, 2022 in Uncategorized

Balancing risk and trust: What’s the ‘right’ evidence?

By Gary Bundock and Tom McCarthy It is…
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November 28, 2022 in Uncategorized

What’s happened to the standard rates pool?

By Peter Maynard I always remember being told,…
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July 13, 2022 in Uncategorized

Whither* underwriting?

As ever, change is constant, but these days…
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April 5, 2022 in Uncategorized

The underwriting manual of the future

This article was first published in the March…
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Our strategic partners

Re Medical Group BV, headed by CEO René Mogge, was founded in 1999. Its core business is expert and efficient underwriting and claim handling on behalf of insurers, the processes being powered by ADIS, its own state-of-the-art administration system that enables rapid turnrounds, the highest degree of data security, instant case tracking and quality management information. Now it is developing new areas of expertise, including product development, data analytics and other digital solutions.

SelectX and Re Medical Group jointly offer powerful new risk management and service propositions based on technology, cost efficiency and unrivalled technical expertise.

Based in the United States, CumPane Solutions is a leading provider of consultancy to the life insurance sector. It supports clients with building and delivering strategy and deploying transformative technology. Its founder and CEO, Jason Bowman, has been a driving force behind the deployment of insurtech for two decades.

SelectX partners with CumPane in providing underwriting rules bases and consulting services to clients in North America, as well as delivering our RiskApps underwriting manual.

Jason Bowman

Partha Sinha, Strategy partner. Based in Dubai, Partha has been a friend and colleague of SelectX for many years. An astute businessman and entrepreneur, he was MD of India’s leading health screening company until 2018, since when he has been assisting SelectX with its expansion into new markets.

Partha Sinha